Grounds and Gardens Assistant

Maidenhead, Berkshire
£16,772 – £20,041 per annum
14 Mar 2019
09 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Grounds and Gardens Assistant

£16,772 – £20,041 per annum

40 hours per week


Reference number: BCA1819038

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dedicated individual to join our Grounds team as a Grounds and Gardens Assistant. The BCA Grounds Department is responsible for the maintenance and development of our Agricultural, Equestrian, Horticultural, Arboricultural and Sports Facilities, set in 400 acres of registered parkland.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in horticulture, and should hold, or be working towards, a professional Horticultural based qualification to Level 2 standard.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake daily maintenance, repair and project work within the estate, gardens and grounds, as well as undertaking mowing, pruning, weeding, planting and mulching of shrub and herbaceous borders. Other duties will include routine maintenance and repair of garden fences, assisting with tree works and knapsack herbicide application. The successful applicant will also operate college machinery, including tractors, chainsaws and all grass cutting equipment.

To apply for this vacancy please visit our website:

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Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 9 April 2019.

Interview date: To be confirmed

Reasons to join us

  • Generous annual leave entitlement & pension scheme
  • A wide range of learning & career opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Tax free childcare, cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes
  • Free on-site parking
  • Various health & wellbeing benefits (including free use of the College gym).

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCA is committed to equal opportunities for all whilst safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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